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What is the difference between before insert and before update?

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Devendra@SFDCDevendra@SFDC
Hi,

Before specifies the code which executes before record commits to the database.

Before Insert - In Insert Case, the record is not present, you create a new record using Insert operation.

Before Update - In Update Case, the record is already present in the database and you are trying to update it.

Hope this helps :)

Thanks,
Devendra

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Devendra@SFDCDevendra@SFDC
Hi,

Before specifies the code which executes before record commits to the database.

Before Insert - In Insert Case, the record is not present, you create a new record using Insert operation.

Before Update - In Update Case, the record is already present in the database and you are trying to update it.

Hope this helps :)

Thanks,
Devendra
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Devendra@SFDCDevendra@SFDC
This is just a rough example to give you an idea about before insert and before update.

trigger AccountAddressTrigger on Opening__c (before insert, before update) {
for(Account objAccount : Trigger.New){
objAccount.Address__c = objAccount.MailingStreet + ' ' + objAccount.MailingCity + ' ' +objAccount.MailingState + ' ' +objAccount.MailingPin;
}
}

Here Address__c is the custom field and it needs to store whole address which is coming from different address fields.

So I need to use before insert and before update and Address__c should get populate with whole adress.

Hope this helps :)

Thanks,
Devendra
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Hi devendra

 

Could you tell me in the same way for after insert and after update

 

Thanks in advance